Chapter 1.74
CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY

Sections:

1.74.010    Tortious conduct of city – Presentment and filing of claim prerequisite to suit.

1.74.010 Tortious conduct of city – Presentment and filing of claim prerequisite to suit.

No action shall be commenced against the city for damages arising out of alleged tortious conduct until a claim has first been presented to and filed with the city official of the city of Hoquiam appointed by the city by resolution to act as its agent to receive service of claims for damages pursuant to RCW 4.96.020. The requirements of this section shall not affect the applicable period of limitations within which an action must be commenced, but such period shall begin and shall continue to run as if no claim were required. (Ord. 12-14 § 1, 2012; Ord. 2985 § 1, 1981).